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SAP Enterprise Support KPI project leader and sponsor resign

SAP's joint project with user groups to demonstrate the value for money of its Enterprise Support program is still on track, the company said Friday, despite the resignation of the two user group members leading the project.

Written by Peter Sayer30 Nov. 09 06:05

Microsoft sales and earnings drop less than expected

Microsoft reported revenue that was down 14 percent year-on-year for its first fiscal quarter, with net income down 17 percent -- but it still beat analyst expectations on both counts.

Written by Peter Sayer26 Oct. 09 08:05

Reduce radio wave exposure, warns French government agency

A French government agency has warned that measures should be taken to reduce everyday exposure to radio signals -- even though, it said, there is no definitive proof that such signals have a negative effect on human health.

Written by Peter Sayer16 Oct. 09 03:04

French Senate moves to ban mobile phones in schools

Pupils at French primary schools and middle schools could be banned from using mobile phones in school under draft legislation approved Thursday by the French Senate.

Written by Peter Sayer12 Oct. 09 17:35

Xerox will buy business process outsourcer ACS for $US6.4bn

Xerox has agreed to buy business process outsourcer Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) for US$6.4 billion, in a move it hopes will allow it to expand beyond the field of document management.

Written by Peter Sayer28 Sept. 09 23:41

Xerox will buy business process outsourcer ACS for $US6.4B

Xerox has agreed to buy business process outsourcer Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) for US$6.4 billion, in a move it hopes will allow it to expand beyond the field of document management.

Written by Peter Sayer30 Sept. 09 06:56

Dell agrees to buy Perot Systems for $3.9B

Dell has agreed to buy Perot Systems for around US$3.9 billion in cash, and intends to make the company its global services delivery division, the companies said Monday.

Written by Peter Sayer22 Sept. 09 06:16

Pirate Party finds France fertile territory

Sweden's Pirate Party won 7.13 percent of the vote in elections earlier this month. Its campaign for the respect of privacy, the reform of copyright law and the abolition of the patent system earned it a seat in the European Parliament, and it may yet gain another seat there, if planned changes to the number of seats attributed to each country win approval.

Written by Peter Sayer27 June 09 01:26

SAP wants to help microcredit groups manage loans

SAP hopes to help lower the cost of managing loan portfolios for organizations offering microcredits as part of a partnership announced Wednesday with French nonprofit group PlaNet Finance.

Written by Peter Sayer18 June 09 02:38
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